By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said last Monday that samples from a pet cat sent to the AFCD have tested positive for the COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced Wednesday another human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The case involves...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported Friday the investigation of two suspected ciguatoxin poisoning cases. The cases, one male and one female,...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported investigating a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV) in an 89-year-old woman from Ngau Chi Wan. The patient  had presented...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating a cluster of Burkholderia cepacia complex (BCC) infection in dialysis patients. The Department...

Case count The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports investigating 133 additional confirmed cases of  COVID-19 cases today.  This brings the number of cases to 2506. Among the newly reported...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials continue their investigation into a apparent Salmonella outbreak linked to sandwiches. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports identifying...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong health officials reported this week they are investigating a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The case involves a 61-year-old male....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department reported this week the first COVID-19 positive case in a domestic cat. The case involves a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Hong Kong today due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. CDC says many cases of this...